Harvey Sollberger

Biography

Harvey Sollberger (b. 1938) recieved an M.A from Columbia University. He is a composer, conductor, and flutist. During his tenure, Sollberger served as the conductor for SONOR, the faculty new music ensemble, and SIRIUS, the graduate student new music ensemble. He co-founded (with Charles Wuorinen) the Group for Contemporary Music in New York and directed that ensemble for 27 years. He has been Composer-in-Residence at both the American Academy in Rome and with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. Sollberger's work in composition has been recognized by an award from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and by commissions from the Koussevitzky Foundation, the San Francisco Symphony, the Fromm Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Walter W. Naumberg Foundation, Music from Japan, and the New York State Council for the Arts. Before joining the UCSD faculty, Sollberger has taught at Columbia University, the Manhattan School of Music, and Indiana University. From 1997 to 2005 he served as Music Director of the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus.

Sollberger's notable students include Margaret Brouwer.

ACE Publications

62 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Harvey Sollberger NEMESIS Clarinet and Piano
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Harvey Sollberger O MENSCH! GIB ACHT! Solo Oboe
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Harvey Sollberger NEW MILLENNIUM MEMO I Flute
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Harvey Sollberger TO THE SPIRIT UNAPPEASED AND PEREGRINE -
fl/pic, cl/bscl
Harvey Sollberger INTO THE LIGHT -
fl
Harvey Sollberger GRANDIS TEMPLUM MACHINAE -
Three Choirs, Five Vocal Soloists, String Quintet, Brass Quintet, Percussion, and other diverse instruments
Harvey Sollberger CIAO, ARCOSANTI -
fl, ob, clar in A, bsn, vln, pf, bell tuned to A natural
Harvey Sollberger ADVANCING MOMENT FOR 6 PLAYERS fl, cl/bscl, vln, vcl, perc, piano
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Harvey Sollberger MUTABLE DUO -
for 6 players
Harvey Sollberger AURELIAN ECHOES fl, alto fl
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Harvey Sollberger TAKING MEASURES -
violin, pf
Harvey Sollberger PERSIAN GOLF -
string orchestra
Harvey Sollberger ORIGINAL SUBSTANCE/MANIFESTS/TRACES (honji suijaku) fl,gtr,hp,pf,perc
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Harvey Sollberger NANCY'S FANCY Solo Cello
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Harvey Sollberger INTERRUPTED NIGHT -
cl, vln, vcl, with obbligato fl, pf
Harvey Sollberger KILLAPATA/CHASKAPATA solo fl & fl choir:2pic,7fl,2alt
for solo flute and flute choir
Harvey Sollberger THE HUMBLE HEART Woodwind Quintet
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Harvey Sollberger LIFE STUDY Soprano, Flute (Doubling Alto Flute and Piccolo), and Harp
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Harvey Sollberger SOUTHERN STAR (ASCENDING) -
vla
Harvey Sollberger FLUTES AND DRUMS 8 fl/picc/alto fl, 8 perc, 4 cb
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Harvey Sollberger SWEET DANCE OF MORNING vln
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Harvey Sollberger RIDING THE WIND 1 amplified solo flute, cl,vln,vcl,pf
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Harvey Sollberger RIDING THE WIND II-IV Solo Flute
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Harvey Sollberger TWO AND ONE vcl, 2 perc
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Harvey Sollberger ELEGY TO THE MEMORY OF IGOR STRAVINSKY fl, vcl, pf
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Additional Works

ANGELS AND STONE - CF PETERS

DOUBLE TRIPTYCH (DUO) - CF PETERS

HARA - CF PETERS

MET HIM PIKE HOSES - CF PETERS

PASSAGES - non BMI publisher

SOLOS - for violin and 5 instruments (1967)  12'  (McGinnis & Marx)

IRON MOUNTAIN SONG for trumpet and piano - Columbia University Music Press